Historic Recipe: Oatmeal Cake (1944)

Source: Good Eating: A Second Book of War-Time Recipes (1944) I’ve dipped into this book before when I made the surprisingly good Corned Beef and Beetroot Hot, but in summary, it’s a reprint of a rationing-focused collection of recipes compiled by the Daily Telegraph. We have Mrs W. S. Fletcher from Wellow Cottage, Nr. Newark... Continue Reading →

Historic Recipe: Ginger-Bread Cakes (1774)

Source: The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy by Hannah Glasse (1774) Available free through Google Books here It’s been a really long time since I last posted and for that I’m sorry – life has been a bit all over the place this year, but things have settled down in the last couple... Continue Reading →

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